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Dec 1, 2013 9:00pm EST
benefits to immigrants is wise and welcome. what lessons has my right hon. friend learned from the failures of the last labour government who, despite claiming that just 13,000 polish immigrants would arrive in the uk, deliberately allowed more than 1 million to come into our country? >> my hon. friend raises an important point. of course, there are benefits of free movement within the eu, but there should be proper transition controls. we increased the transition controls on bulgaria and romania from five years to seven years when we became the government, but it still absolutely baffles me why the last labour government decided in 2004 to have no transitional controls at all. they predicted 14,000 polish people would arrive to work in britain -- in the event, the number was over 700,000. it was a shameful dereliction of duty. >> the prime minister will be aware that the mayor of london, boris johnson, proposes to close nearly every single ticket office on the london underground network, with more than 700 jobs being lost. does the prime minister believe that that is the way to raise livin
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